Commission on Population chief Juan Antonio Perez III says condoms are 'the preferred method' to prevent sexually transmitted diseases
UNICEF Philippines Country Representative Lotta Sylwander says nutrition is 'not yet' a priority of the current administration, but 'there seems to be an increasing interest'
The job of South Korea's family minister Chung Hyun-Back is to try to reverse the world's lowest birth rates – but she herself is childless and single
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The Commission on Population projects around 4,965 Filipinos will be added per day or about 206 every hour in 2018
It’s time to stop wishing for a single, hardball opportunity to end this state of abuse. 2018 is yours – and ours – to fix.
Is the president any of the three?
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Among the 33 highly urbanized cities, Quezon City had the highest population with 2.94 million people in 2015, followed by Manila with 1.78 million, Davao City with 1.63 million, and Caloocan City with 1.58 million
The DOH will prioritize the distribution of the 261,000 implants kept in its Manila-based warehouse, as their insertion time is set to expire by September 2018
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College in New York estimates in a report released last month that about 114,000 to 213,000 Puerto Rican residents will leave the island annually 'as a result of Hurricane Maria'
FDA director general Nela Charade Puno emphasizes the agency's review of 51 contraceptives – which could soon lead to the lifting of the SC TRO – is 'technical and scientific in nature and not a political one'
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(2ND UPDATE) With the FDA set to certify contraceptive implant brands Implanon and Implanon NXT as non-abortifacients, the DOH and RH Law advocates expect the Supreme Court to lift its TRO
The United Nations Population Fund's State of World Population 2017 focuses on reproductive health and rights in the age of inequality
The US Asian population grew from 11 9 million in 2000 to 20 4 million in 2015
The contradiction between unity and struggle between working with the government on some issues but fighting it on others was a balancing act that many found confusing and difficult
An interview with Senator Leila de Lima who has been kept in detention for over 6 months now
The Commission on Population also clarifies that the temporary restraining order on contraceptive implants has not become permanent
The TRO gave anti RH officials the perfect excuse to restrict the implementation of the RH Law in accordance with personal beliefs
We now have a roadmap wherein the TRO will be lifted we hope within the year says Commission on Population Executive Director Juan Antonio Perez III
Over 4 million Filipinos have been displaced in Mindanao alone since 2000 according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
On World Population Day experts call on lawmakers to work towards the enactment of bills tackling the issue of teenage pregnancy in the Philippines
India s numbers will surpass China s in just 7 years and Nigeria will overtake the United States by 2050 to become the third most populous country in the world the UN says
Babatunde Osotimehin passes away suddenly at his home on Sunday evening June 4 according to a statement from UNFPA
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says health workers face an unprecedented challenge but the agencies working on reproductive health will not falter
The High Court notes that the temporary restraining order it issued in 2015 never meant to enjoin the processing of the entire gamut of family planning supplies that have been declared as unquestionably non abortifacient
Kota Kita terpilih menjadi fasilitator di konsultasi regional Asian Pasific Region on Youth Peace and Security di Bangkok
If passed into law the national ID card will be honored in transactions concerning a person s identity marital status and birth among others
Under Duterte’s draconian regime press freedom in particular is under siege He keeps shoving it and it keeps retreating not even digging in or defending much less fighting back
In his first address on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Manila Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the region can avoid the wave of populism felt in other parts of the world by making sure its people benefit from economic growth
To continue the fiction of being simple folk the Dutertians must consistently conjure an upper crust for them to demonize How far can they go?
UPDATED In a statement the organization laments the loss of funding by Washington a founding member of the UNFPA
The weeks long process a challenge in a country known for corruption and dysfunction will deploy a team of more than 300 000 people and involve 55 million forms
It s as if we are transported back to the time where misogyny and bigotry is accepted says Vice President Leni Robredo
Canada now has a population of more than 35 million which is 1 7 million higher than in the 2011 census
Alexander Van der Bellen: Let us not be seduced let us not be distracted from the work of a united Europe Maintaining this peace project is worth all our efforts
Transparency International: In countries with populist or autocratic leaders we often see democracies in decline and a disturbing pattern of attempts to crack down on civil society limit press freedom and weaken the independence of the judiciary
Hitler did not steal power the pope says He was elected by his people and then he destroyed his people
Support some groups who empower Filipino families to exercise their reproductive health rights even when the Department of Health could not
So as the return of ultra nationalism xenophobia and anti elitism spur Trump anti EU voters in Britain and a host of far right parties in Europe does history offer comfort or cause for concern?
After a year of populist shocks from Britain s vote to leave the EU to Trump s surprise win last week and the rise of anti migrant movements in Europe Obama cautions against succumbing to divisive instincts
Reproductive health advocates claim that keeping the temporary restraining order in place would deprive millions of Filipino women access to contraceptives
Trump s in your face style and aggressive rhetoric will leave a mark on future campaign strategies
UNFPA’s State of World Population 2016 report shows that empowering today’s 10 year old girls could yield huge demographic and economic dividends and build better societies
Any potential benefits the new two child rule might have for the nation s shrinking workforce and rapidly aging population will not be felt for at least two decades the study concludes
The DOH s motion for reconsideration also seeks the reversal of a decision that ordered the FDA to determine if certain contraceptive drugs and devices are abortifacients or non abortifacients
3 studies present data from more than 280 diverse populations around the world but did not quite agree on what it all means
Before the UN Obama restated the case for multilateralism and an America that knows the limits of its own might